Stories by Patrick Griffiths

Stagnant Evolution

Lighthouse #17, May 2018. ISSN 2056-9165.

Lighthouse logo

It might be worth noting at this point that while you didn’t wipe out humanity yourself, strictly speaking, the concept of individuality has been rather blurred for some time.

Plastic Tower

Structo #11, February 2014. ISSN 2044-8244.

Structo #11 cover

Harold Bent is Plastic Tower’s newest resident. And he will be Plastic Tower’s newest resident for the next seven minutes.

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The Green

Popshot #10, October 2013. ISSN 2041-4382.

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It was the sight of Apricot’s lifeless body that finally convinced Jay’s mother they should leave their home.

An Intriguing Addition to Nobleman Poh’s Menagerie

Popshot #10, October 2013. ISSN 2041-4382.

Popshot #10 cover

The invitation was somewhat ambiguous and it read, simply, that I was invited to the unveiling of the latest additions to his famed collection of exotic animals that included an ‘especially intriguing specimen’.

Anthropomorphic Firefly Tales

The Alarmist #3, September 2013. ISSN 2049-6451.

The Alarmist #3 cover

The Ugly Duckling does not sit pretty with me. Its very title is a lie. There is no duckling in the story at all, ugly or otherwise – the protagonist is a cygnet. A swan. A completely different species.


Popshot #9, April 2013. ISSN 2041-4382.

Popshot #9 cover

You would have thought, after Lu left and Tojo died, after everything we had been through, that it would have at least been a bit more compassionate.